Item 01: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 19 December 1914-31 December 1915 - Page 27
It is amusing how keen the Skippers are to pass the boat ahead if possible & now we are next the flagship, as the "Ajana" has fallen out. Weather warmer again, we expect to disembark at Alexandria on Saturday next after 6 weeks at sea.
Foundation day & the Skippers gave half a bottle Beer to every trooper, & whiskey to the Mess. I will send you the name of where I leave my "mufti" Kit-bags etc: as you know I have dress clothes & good suits with me. Gold links Sovereign C/- etc presented by Mulberry gong men which I would not care to be lost.